“She lived as a recluse. She cultivated her garden and adopted the principles of vegetarian Thomas Tryon. She professed Quakerism but had a deep argumentative and independent streak. According to Bolton, Bowers was “so Wild in her Notions it was hard to find out what religion she really was of”.
I’m doing genealogy stuff and found my first cousin (11 times removed – that’s 11 generations back), was https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathsheba_Bowers
Her father’s brother (my 11th great grandfather) founded a church in Derby CT in the mid 1600s that had a separate section for black people (both free and slave) but they were welcome there, and CT as a whole abolished slavery by the late 1700s. Mayflower immigrants too (1630s).
Am I genetically liberal? Perhaps, if that’s your thing.